The competition at the Ciutat Esportiva PAMESA Cerámica will run from 2nd to 5th June
Ready for kick-off. Today the XXV edition of the National PAMESA LaLiga Promises Tournament, that will be played at the PAMESA Cerámica Training Ground (Ciutat Esportiva PAMESA Cerámica) from 2nd to 5th June, was presented at the Cadena SER studios.
Fernando Roig Negueroles, Villarreal CF CEO; Javier Tebas, President of LaLiga; José Ramón de la Morena, President of the ‘Fundación El Larguero’; and Laura Martínez, Head of Sports at Cadena SER, explained the details of the tournament which will host Spanish football’s most talented youths.
In this edition of the tournament, all of the U12 teams that have played in LaLiga BBVA during the 2015/16 season will participate, with the exception of Athletic Club. The Deportivo Alavés U12 team will take their place, invited by the ‘Fundación El Larguero’.
The tournament will kick-off on 2nd June with the ‘stars match’, in which one team will be captained by Raúl González and Fernando Morientes, while the other will be led by Carles Puyol and Marcos Senna.
This match, which will be the first of the competition, will be played on 2nd June at 8pm CET. The Final will take place on Sunday 5th at 1pm CET. To see the schedule for all the tournament’s matches click here.
A resounding success and an unforgettable experience
In last year’s edition of the tournament, played at the Villarreal CF Training Ground (Ciudad Deportiva de Miralcamp), the Villarreal U12s finished in a commendable fourth place, with Sevilla FC taking the title. The Yellows won the trophy for Best Manager, that went to Guillermo Oriol, and Best Player, awarded to Rodrigo Alonso. Football aside, it was the fans that also played a key role in the previous edition of the tournament at the Villarreal CF Training Ground. Thousands of fans from all over Spain filled the Miralcamp facilities. The climax came with the grand Final of the tournament, when more than 3,000 people packed the Mini Estadi to enjoy the match between Barcelona and Sevilla.